C. Sherwood Kellogg papers

C. Sherwood Kellogg papers

Dates: 1853-1856

Two holograph diaries describing ship travel from New York to California and work in California for the Yankee Jim Lumber Company; an 1854 account book for the same lumber company; ten sight drafts; a complaint by Kellogg against "Brother Houts;" an envelope franked by Truman Smith, a U.S. Representative in Congress, addressed to C.S. Kellogg, enclosing a printed copy of an 1848 speech by Smith in the House describing American involvement of the Mexican War.

  • Extent: 3 folders (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Kellogg, C. Sherwood
  • Call Number: MSS SC 409
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from C. Sherwood Kellogg must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 409; C. Sherwood Kellogg; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 409, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Fred Rosenstock, 1976.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Fred Rosenstock; 1976.
Subject Terms
Yankee Jim Lumber Company; Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; California--Description and travel; Gold mines and mining--California; Lumber trade--California; Retail Trade; West (U.S.)--History--1848-1860; West (U.S.)--History--1860-1890; West (U.S.)--History--1890-1945
Genre / Form
Account books; Diaries
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Kellogg (C. Sherwood) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-16T04:23-0600
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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts